Betty was six-years-old when a local shopkeeper raped her. Silenced by her mother, she didn't dare to speak out about the night she was locked in a dark room and held at knifepoint.
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As an introduction to our series on Women Changing the World, we find it only fitting to start by honoring the legacy of Bolivian grassroots leader Domitila Barrios de Chungara, who recently passed away at age 74.
Today is International Women's Day. March 8 is set aside to commemorate the achievements of women in politics, science and social change.
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